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Pharmaceuticals / Postmarket Safety

Shakti Group Recalls Compounded Asafoetida Powder

Jan. 15, 2016

Shakti Group USA is recalling its L.G compounded Asafoetida powder because of potential salmonella contamination.

The powder, which was manufactured in India, had been distributed to stores in New Jersey, Ohio, Virginia, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

No illnesses have been reported, the FDA says, and the company ceased production and distribution. The recall is for 50- and 100-gm sizes of the powder.